Stories about Libya from November, 2007
Russia: Siemens Bribery Scandal
Robert Amsterdam writes about “only 2 million euros” in bribes paid by Siemens to 38 Russian officials.
Libya: No Sick Days for Mothers
Mothers are not allowed to be sick, writes Khadeja Teri from Libya. Find out why in this post.
Libya: New Boyfriend
From Libya, Khadija Teri humours us with a story about her new boyfriend Mark Read. Read all about it here.
Mr.Behi, an Iranian blogger, writes about difficult conditions of illegal immigrants in Libya.He says that there is a man from Burkina Faso and speaks three languages (French, English and Arabic) but he washes cars for only five Libyan dinars!
Africa: Managing the Brain Drain
Brain drain in Africa is not a problem but a symptom, writes Omodudu: “I now know that African think tanks are gathered in Libya trying to tackle the ‘The Brain Drain Issue’ (Would definitely work for a movie title). I am glad that the word ‘managed’ is used and not...
Touring Libyan Blogs: Hospital raises an orphan and the ostrich factor
The touching story of how a hospital is raising an orphan restores Fozia Mohamed's faith in doctors. Also from Libya this week is a raging debate about prostitutes and packs harassing women in parks and public places.
Libya: Funny Pictures
Libyan blogger AngloLibyan brings us funny pictures (Ar) from Egypt.